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Web Insights – Your JS/CSS/UI/UX Digest #3

Our new digest series aims to provide web designers and developers with a single location to discover the latest and most significant stories on the web, while sipping a hot coffee.

If you’re like us, you spend hours every day browsing through hundreds of sites and articles, hoping to stumble across relevant news stories.

We search through hundreds of posts on blogs, social media, and news channels, to deliver the most essential stories of the day. Our content covers quality news, fresh tools and apps, case studies, code demos, inspiration posts, videos and more.

Await and Async Explained with Diagrams and Examples
A tutorial that explains the new await/async features in ES2016 for more easily working with asynchronous functions.
javascript tutorial

The Road to Ember 3.0
The Ember.js core team is busy at work on the latest version of Ember, due next year, and they explan what they’re working on here.
javascript ember

Using Preact as a React Alternative
Ahmed Bouchefra takes a look at Preact, a lightweight React alternative that’s well suited to high-performance apps and slow 2G networks.
javascript react preact

An Internship on Laziness: Lazy Unlinking of Deoptimized Functions
A deep dive into a recently implemented V8 performance improvement oriented around how functions are optimized and deoptimized.
javascript tutorial

npm Gets 2-Factor Auth and Read-Only Token Support
All natively supported in this week’s npm v5.5 release.
javascript npm news

Optimizing ES2015 Proxies in V8
Proxies, introduced in ES2015/ES6, make it easy to intercepting fundamental operations on objects and customize their behavior. There has been a lot of effort recently to optimize them in V8.
javascript tutorial

React Email Editor: A Drag-n-Drop Email Editor Component for React
Quite a significant project as it makes up the core of Unroll’s commercial service.
javascript react

TypeScript Turns 5 Years Old
javascript typescript

Winners of the Recent js13kGames Gamedev Contest
It’s amazing what can be done in such little space.
javascript news

The Many Faces of ‘this’ in JavaScript
javascript tutorial

Asynchronous Stack Traces: Why ‘await’ Beats .then()
javascript tutorial

How to Run ESLint on File Save in IntelliJ, VS Code and Sublime Text
javascript tutorial

Publishing What You Mean to Publish on npm
You only want to share as much as you intend in an npm package.
javascript npm

Building a Mental Model for Precedence and the ‘new’ Operator
javascript

Supercharging Frontend Development with VS Code
news

Getting Your Head Around Vue.js Scoped Slots
javascript vue

Lessons From Migrating A Large Codebase to React 16
javascript react

Using Default Parameters in ES6
javascript tutorial

Polyfills vs Compiling with Babel
javascript

Falcor 1.0 Released: An Efficient Data Fetching Library
javascript news

a11y-dialog: A Very Lightweight and Flexible Accessible Modal Dialog
javascript tutorial

Vuera: Use Vue Components in React, and React Components in Vue
javascript vue

CsvBuilder: Encode JSON Objects to CSV with a Schema-Like API
javascript tutorial


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